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Undergraduate Scholarships

University Transfer Students

Spring 2023 or Fall 2023 Incoming Students

Initial offers may change as updated transcripts are submitted to the Office of Admissions.

Scholarship offers are emailed monthly during the months of May, June, and July.  

Students transferring from any accredited four-year institution as their last institution attended are eligible.

If your last institution attended was a four-year institution, regardless of previous attendance at other institutions, you will be evaluated as an university transfer student and cannot be considered for any freshman or community college transfer scholarships.

View all deadlines here.

  • Automatic consideration upon admission. Check your USM email address and the GO System to accept any available offers.
  • All scholarships require a transfer cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have between 0-119 transfer cumulative hours (see grid below)
  • All scholarships pay in increments of $4,000 annually at $2,000 per consecutive fall/spring semester
University Transfer Academic Scholarship $12,000 University Transfer Academic Scholarship $8,000 University Transfer Academic Scholarship $4,000
Transfer Cumulative Hours 0-47  Transfer Cumulative Hours 48-89  Transfer Cumulative Hours 90-119 
3 Years (6 consecutive fall/spring semesters) 2 Years (4 consecutive fall/spring semesters) 1 Year (2 consecutive fall/spring semesters)
$2,000 per semester $2,000 per semester $2,000 per semester


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Office of Undergraduate Scholarships
Kennard-Washington (KWH) 200
118 College Drive #5011
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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